English verb: discuss
|1.||discuss (communication) to consider or examine in speech or writing|
|Samples||The author talks about the different aspects of this question.|
The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'.
|Synonyms||discourse, talk about|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||address, cover, deal, handle, plow, treat|
|Narrower (hyponym)||descant, talk shop|
|2.||discuss (communication) speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion|
|Samples||We discussed our household budget.|
|Examples||Sam cannot discuss Sue , Sam wants to discuss with Sue|
|Synonyms||hash out, talk over|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s.|
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||talk about, talk of|
|Narrower (hyponym)||advise, bandy, bandy about, broach, chair, confab, confabulate, confer, consider, consult, counsel, debate, debate, deliberate, deliberate, hammer out, initiate, kick around, lead, moderate, moot, negociate, negociate, negotiate, powwow, rede, talk terms, thrash out, turn over|